Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

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Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
Museum at Camp Moore.
Location within Louisiana
Location within Louisiana
Map of the United States highlighting Louisiana
Louisiana's location within the U.S.
Founded6 March, 1869
Named forAcolapissa word meaning ear of corn or those who gather corn
SeatAmite City
Largest cityHammond
 • Total823 sq mi (2,132 km2)
 • Land791 sq mi (2,049 km2)
 • Water32 sq mi (83 km2), 3.9%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)128,755
 • Density153/sq mi (59/km2)
Congressional districts1st, 5th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Tangipahoa Parish is a parish in the U.S. State of Louisiana.

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